Trucking to Turn More to Alternative Fuels, Experts Say
INDIANAPOLIS — Sales of Class 8 natural gas fueled trucks are rising, grants and incentives for using alternative fuels are expanding and more related regulations are coming as major shippers pursue environmental sustainability, experts said at an industry forum here. They said these changes are coming against a backdrop of rising need for alternative-fuel vehicles….
Congestion Creates $74.5 Billion Burden for Trucking, ATRI Analysis Shows
Congestion on the nation’s highways added $74.5 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2016, according to the American Transportation Research Institute’s recent analysis. ATRI’s “Cost of Congestion to the Trucking Industry” update, released Oct. 18, relied on data from ATRI’s GPS database and the Federal Highway Administration to determine what costs the…